The Daily Evergreen

No. 14 Cougs face No. 24 Cardinal

No. 14 Cougs face No. 24 Cardinal

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2018

There are two games No. 14 WSU football is hoping to win in Northern California this year. One is the Pac-12 Conference Championship in Santa Clara, California, but in order to get there they will need to first get a victory against No. 24 Stanford University on Saturday. “Stanford has kind of changed...

Recipe for WSU football playoff berth

Recipe for WSU football playoff berth

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018

No. 14 Cougar football had an amazing Saturday, with a successful College GameDay and an impressive win against a tough then-No. 12 University of Oregon football team. The victory also put then-No. 25 WSU at six wins on the season, already making the team bowl-eligible after seven games. Though it is har...

Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018

Football Head Coach Mike Leach’s press conferences always have some interesting stories or ideas about certain topics. Monday’s press conference for Leach was no different, with the most interesting topics being about the Pac-12 North division and fantasy football. The Pac-12 Conference has a...

Week Eight Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Eight Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2018

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week seven. 1. No. 14 WSU (last week: 2) The Cougs carried the College GameDay hype into their game, crushing then-No. 12 University of Oregon 34-20. The high-flying WSU offense scored 27 unanswered points in the first half, including three ...

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

SHAWN O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2018

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week is James Williams, who is having a breakout season. The redshirt junior running back leads the team in rushing yards, carries and touchdowns, and is second on the team in receptions. He is a true leader on the field, always finding a way to make an impact in the running...

‘Coming back here, it’s coming home’

‘Coming back here, it’s coming home’

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 22, 2018

Coug fans all around the nation waited more than 15 years to get the opportunity to have College GameDay come to Pullman. When the news broke that ESPN would be making its appearance, nearly every Coug fan was ecstatic, especially WSU alum Travis Crawford. Crawford grew up in Whidbey Island, Washington,...

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018

WSU moved up to No. 14 in the Associated Press weekly rankings after a victory over University of Oregon on Saturday. Going into the game, the Cougars and the Ducks were ranked 25th and 12th in the nation respectively and both teams had a 5-1 record on the season. The victory puts WSU (6-1, 3-1)...

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018

There are certain days that are so eventful they will be remembered forever. That is how Saturday will go down in Pullman history as ESPN's College GameDay came to town for the first time ever and then-No. 25 WSU took down then-No. 12 University of Oregon 34-20 in front of a sold out crowd. Fans stormed...

A late start, but a Sweet finish

A late start, but a Sweet finish

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 19, 2018

When Kyle Sweet first stepped on a freshly-cut field with faded white lines bordering it, he wasn’t playing football — he was playing soccer. Sweet kicked, scored and slide tackled his way across the pitch until he was about 8 years old, when his dad Eric and brother Logan convinced him to try...

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2018

As College GameDay’s broadcast approaches, Pullman first responders are preparing for what is set to be a big weekend for Pullman. “We’re not doing a whole lot different,” Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said. “Our motto is be prepared for anything.” Heston said this weekend is high...

ESPN highlights Cougs vs. Ducks

ESPN highlights Cougs vs. Ducks

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen Reporter

October 19, 2018

When the spotlights come on and the red carpet is rolled out, that usually means something great is being shown to the world. This weekend’s premiere features the city of Pullman and the WSU football team as ESPN’s College Gameday and University of Oregon come to town. Saturday’s events will...

Every student. Every story. Every day.
Football